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2020 United States Senate election in Tennessee

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  Ambassador Hagerty.jpg Marquita Bradshaw at Morristown (cropped).jpg
Nominee Bill Hagerty Marquita Bradshaw
Party Republican Democrat
Popular vote 1,840,926 1,040,691
Percentage 62.2% 35.2%

2020 United States Senate election in Tennessee results map by county.svg
County results
Hagerty:      50-60%      60-70%      70-80%      80-90%
Bradshaw:      50-60%      60-70%

U.S. Senator before election

Lamar Alexander
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Bill Hagerty
Republican

An election happened on November 3, 2020, to elect a Senator from the U.S. state of Tennessee. The two people in the election were Bill Hagerty (Republican Party) and Marquita Bradshaw (Democratic Party). There were also many Independent candidates in the race. Bill Hagerty won the race easily against his Democratic opponent Marquita Bradshaw.

A primary election was held for each party. There were many people in the primary for the Democrats and Republicans. Bill Hagerty won the Republican Party primary and Marquita Bradshaw won the Democratic Party primary. There was no primary elections for the Independent candidates.

Republican Party primary

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Hagerty 331,267 50.75%
Republican Manny Sethi 257,223 39.41%
Republican George Flinn, Jr. 22,454 3.44%
Republican Jon Henry 8,104 1.24%
Republican Natisha Brooks 8,072 1.24%
Republican Byron Bush 5,420 0.83%
Republican Clifford Adkins 5,316 0.81%
Republican Terry Dicus 2,279 0.35%
Republican Tom Emerson, Jr. 2,252 0.35%
Republican David Schuster 2,045 0.31%
Republican John Osborne 1,877 0.29%
Republican Roy Dale Cope 1,791 0.27%
Republican Kent Morrell 1,769 0.27%
Republican Aaron Pettigrew 1,622 0.25%
Republican Glen Neal, Jr. 1,233 0.19%
Total votes 652,724 100.00%

Democratic Party primary

Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democrat Marquita Bradshaw 117,962 35.51%
Democrat Robin Kimbrough Hayes 88,492 26.64%
Democrat James Mackler 78,966 23.77%
Democrat Gary G. Davis 30,758 9.26%
Democrat Mark Pickrell 16,045 4.83%
Total votes 332,223 100.00%

Results

2020 United States Senate election in Tennessee
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bill Hagerty 1,840,926 62.20% +0.33%
Democrat Marquita Bradshaw 1,040,691 35.16% +3.29%
Independent Elizabeth McLeod 16,652 0.56% N/A
Independent Yomi Faparusi 10,727 0.36% N/A
Independent Stephen Hooper 9,609 0.32% N/A
Independent Kacey Morgan (withdrawn) 9,598 0.32% N/A
Independent Ronnie Henley 8,478 0.30% N/A
Independent Aaron James 7,203 0.29% N/A
Independent Eric William Stansberry 6,781 0.23% N/A
Independent Dean Hill 4,872 0.16% N/A
Independent Jeffrey Grunau 4,160 0.14% N/A
Write-in 64 0.00% ±0.00%
Total votes 2,959,761 100.0%
Republican hold
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